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UAE Announces Eid Al Fitr Public Holidays

Source: UAE Interact (Dubai)
Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2001

The UAE government has announced that federal government institutions will have a three-day public sector holiday, from the first to the third day of Shawwal, 1422 Hijri year.

The private sector, for its part, will only have the first 2 days of Shawwal as public holidays for the Eid Al Fitr festival.

The upcoming Muslim month of Shawwal is expected to begin on Sunday, December 16, 2001.

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